Public Law 115-63: Disaster Tax Relief and Airport and Airway Extension Act of 2017

By | October 26, 2017
Air Force specialists conducting rescue operations

Air Force rescue specialists assisting in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. Public Law 115-63 provides disaster relief measures as well as authorizing several public health and aviation programs. Photo by Tech. Sgt. Zachary Wolf, USAF.

This bill extends several federal aviation programs, aviation taxes, and public health programs. It also modifies requirements for purchasing flood insurance and provides tax incentives for individuals and businesses affected by recent hurricanes.

Official Summary

Passed House
Passed Senate
(amended) 2017-09-28
Signed by President
Became Public Law


Original sponsor: Rep. Brady, Kevin [R-TX-8]

Cosponsors: Rep. Shuster, Bill [R-PA-9], Rep. Curbelo, Carlos [R-FL-26]


Passed House:

Passed Senate by voice vote.

House agreed to Senate amendment without objection.

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